Page author: David Giblin
Bromus pumpellianus
pumpelly brome

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, east to Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Stream banks, lake shores, sand dunes, meadows, grassy slopes, and roadsides

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Bromus pumpellianus Scribn.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Bromopsis inermis (Leyss.) Holub ssp. pumpelliana (Scribn.) W.A. Weber
Bromopsis pumpelliana (Scribn.) Holub
Bromus ciliatus L. var. coloradensis Vasey ex Beal
Bromus inermis Leyss. ssp. pumpellianus (Scribn.) Wagnon [HC]
Bromus inermis Leyss. var. pumpellianus C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Bromus inermis Leyss. var. purpurascens (Hook.) Wagnon
Bromus inermis Leyss. var. tweedyi (Scribn. ex Beal) C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Bromus pumpellianus Scribn. var. tweedyi Scribn. ex Beal
Bromus pumpellianus Scribn. var. villosissimus Hultén
ssp. pumpellianus – arctic brome
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bromus pumpellianus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Bromus pumpellianus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Bromus pumpellianus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Bromus pumpellianus photos.

USDA Plants: Bromus pumpellianus information.

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